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Boxelder Bug Control


Boxelder Bugs are highly invasive pests that swarm homes by the dozens. They can squeeze inside through gaps and cracks around the home in addition to unsecure screens.

Boxelder bugs can overwhelm homes with their massive population numbers and when not intervened they can produce up to two generations a year.

Boxelder Bugs in Oregon

Boxelder bugs are a common nuisance in Oregon households. These insects, often found in large numbers, are known for their distinct red and black coloring and are roughly half an inch long. Besides being an eyesore, boxelder bugs can also leave behind foul odors and stains on walls and fabrics.

Fortunately, these pests can be removed from homes with proper pest control methods. Homeowners should start by vacuuming up large numbers of boxelder bugs and disposing of the vacuum bag or contents outside. Then, homeowners may consider sealing any cracks or crevices in the home where the bugs enter.

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Boxelder bugs are a type of true bug that belongs to the family Rhopalidae. These insects are commonly found in North America, particularly in the western and mid-western regions. They are known for their unique physical characteristics, including their black and red markings on their body.

Boxelder bugs are often found on boxelder trees, which provide them with both food and shelter. These bugs feed on the sap of the tree, as well as the leaves and developing seeds. They are also known to feed on other types of trees, such as maple and ash.

Prime Pest Solutions is an expert in eliminating boxelder bugs. Our team of professionals uses safe and effective methods to eradicate these pests and prevent them from returning. We understand boxelder bugs’ biology and behavior, allowing us to develop customized treatments for infestations.

Our products also control other common pests, such as spiders, ants, and wasps. We’re proud to offer superior customer service and satisfaction.

Boxelder Bug Infestation

Boxelder bugs seek shelter in homes and other buildings during the colder months to escape the harsh winter weather. While they do not cause any harm to humans or animals, their presence can be a nuisance. They emit a strong odor and can stain surfaces with their excrement.

Boxelder bugs undergo a simple metamorphosis, where they hatch from eggs as nymphs and develop into adults over the course of several weeks. Their lifespan ranges from a few months to a year, depending on environmental conditions and food availability.

These pests feed on various plant materials and products, including the boxelder tree. They are also attracted to ripe fruits, such as apples. During winter, they may enter homes through cracks in walls or gaps around windows and doors in search of food and shelter. Once inside, they can be difficult to control with traditional pest control methods as they hide in small, hard-to-reach areas.

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Prime Pest Solutions specializes in removing boxelder bugs from your property using safe and effective treatments. Our experienced technicians use a combination of manual removal, exclusion methods, and insecticides to eliminate pests. We also provide preventative measures such as sealing cracks and crevices where they may enter and regular inspections to ensure your property remains pest-free. Contact us today for a free consultation and let us keep boxelder bugs away from your home.

Maple Tree Destroyers

Did you know that boxelder bugs feed primarily on boxelder trees and other members of the maple family? They are also attracted to warm areas and can easily find their way into homes through small crevices and openings. At Prime Pest Solutions, we not only treat the exterior of your home but also seal any entry points to prevent boxelder bugs from making it inside. Our experienced technicians can also inspect your home to look for signs of an infestation and provide tailored treatment solutions to eliminate them.

If you’re looking for a preventative measure against boxelder bugs, Prime Pest Solutions can help. We use a combination of chemical and non-chemical treatments to create the most effective solution that is tailored to your needs. Our experienced technicians will inspect your home and advise you on the best action to keep your family safe from these pests.

Relying on their strong sense of smell, boxelder bugs can travel long distances searching for food sources, often invading homes or businesses in large numbers. These pests feed on plant juices, which can damage foliage, and some individuals may bite if disturbed. Prime Pest Solutions understands how to identify boxelder bug info quickly.

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The Boxelder service consists of placing protective barriers around the entirety of the home’s exterior while also treating interior doors and windows. This service stops current activity by removing current Boxelders from home and repelling others from stopping by. Additionally, the Boxelder bug service aims to disrupt breeding cycles and reduce local populations for this season and future seasons since they won’t be allowed to lay their eggs or overwinter. Our team of experienced pest control technicians will inspect your property for signs of an infestation, such as adult bugs or eggs on the walls and roof eaves.

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Contact Prime Pest Solutions

Our team of experts stays up-to-date on the latest trends and technologies in the pest control industry to ensure the most advanced and effective boxelder bug treatment options. We strive to provide our clients with the highest level of service and satisfaction.

Trust Prime Pest Solutions to rid your home of boxelder bugs and other pests. Contact us today to schedule your consultation and take the first step towards a pest-free home.